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Restart dialogue process with Pak, demands PDP-BJP govt

JAMMU, Jan 20: Advocating for restarting the peace process between India and Pakistan and end border skirmishes, the Jammu and Kashmir government said today the hostility between the two nations has a direct bearing on the people of the state. “We want the restart of the process initiated by former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Fresh landslides disrupt traffic on Kashmir highway

Srinagar, Jan 20 (UNI) Fresh overnight landslides disrupted traffic on the national highway, connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country on Saturday morning while there is no possibility of reopening of Srinagar-Leh, historic Mughal road and Badipora-Gurez road before April due to accumulation of snow and slippery road conditions. There were fresh landslides

Soldier dies of cardiac arrest in Gulmarg

Baramulla, Jan 20 (UNI) A soldier of 8 Maratha died due to cardiac arrest in world famous ski resort of Gulmarg in this north Kashmir district, official sources said on Saturday. They said Havaldar D A Jabra of 8 Maratha fell unconscious after he suffered a massive cardiac arrest at Botapathri camp in Gulmarg yesterday,

Omar questions business class demand

Srinagar, Jan 20 (UNI) Questioning the Members of Parliament demand for upgradation of their seats to business class in flights that are vacant in the premium cabin, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah said that the MPs already get a quota of Business Class seats in addition to Club Class tickets in a

Weather woes to continue as night chill intensifies

Srinagar, Jan 20 (UNI) Weather woes will continue as night chill intensified though the day temperature was above normal in the Kashmir valley, while a fresh Western Disturbance (WD) is likely to cause isolated rain in the region from January 22. Though there was minor improvement in the minimum temperature in Leh and Kargil but

Deputy CM joins BSF in farewell to slain soldier

Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh today joined senior BSF officers at a wreath laying ceremony here to bid farewell to a border guard who lost his life in Pakistani firing in Samba sector of Jammu and Kashmir yesterday. The wreath laying ceremony was held at frontier headquarters of the BSF at Paloura and rich tributes

Police officer suspended over murder of eight-year-old Kathua girl

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday informed the House that the concerned SHO of Kathua village, where an eight-year-old girl was brutally murdered has been suspended. The statement came from the government after opposition members staged protests in the House, while accusing the PDP-BJP coalition of shielding the culprits. “The SHO has been shifted

Ruckus in J&K assembly over murder of Kathua girl

Opposition created ruckus in the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly on Thursday over police officials having never visited the Kathua village where an eight-year-old was found murdered a week after her abduction. “The girl was abducted and held captive in a cowshed of the same village but the concerned SHO and DSP or even SP